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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD" SATURDAY, JULY ttbs letbbribge ietbbrftbgc, Hlberta DAILY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dally, delivered, .week 10c Daily, delivered, per year mail, per year mall, per TELEPHONES. Business Office 1252 Editorial Office................ W.'A. Buchanan' John Tor-ranee Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pea.r daily oa address label. Accept- ance, of papers after expiration date is bur authority to continue the sub- scription. Your King and Country need you right now! ROUND THE CIRCLE (OF THE WAR Sooner than anticipated, the British have resumed the offensive on the front and entered the second stage of the great drive. Following up heavy bombardment ot German second line defences, infantry attacked yes- Jerday morning and captured all second defences oa a four-mile ironfc. fThis advance was accomplished Immediate right flank which adjoins the French left flank. Thus has'the British line been swung up to its most eastern end to correspond ivith the French line -which had been pushed farther in the first offensive than the British, with more serious difficulties and superior forces to contend, had been able to do. The British _ have definitely now cleared the enemy out of Trones wood and. have captured Longuevale, Be- zantia and LeGrande, villages which command important positions. There are no changes on the French front to record, save of German attacfes at Terdun. On the Russian, front the Russians have taken numerous prisoners .along the Stripa in desperate fighting there. In Persia Russian successes against Jhe Turks continue. The greatest enthusiasm prevails in England over the British latest .offen- sive. All-authorities declare now that -.the.allies have, definitely assumed the and "will not relinquish it. SECTIONS OF COUNTRY IN "NEED OF RAILROADS There are several sections of coun- try tributary" toXethbridge.that are badly in need of transportatian. facili- ities and a persistent campaign should be pursued to keep them prominently -before governments and railroads. As -badly situated, if not wonse, than Iron -'Springs and Turin, are the settlements of Warner, Milk River and Almost every quarter section 3xi that country is occupied and farm- ers have to haul tfiirfy, tprty and in some cases fifty miles are becoming discontented. Rail- roads have promised to build, notably- .the C. N. R., but there is no likelihood of construction at present This coun- '.try is producing heavily but without transportatiGiftaeilities, continued duction will be discouraged. If a railroad is not soon, built settlers will begin to move out, discouraged and idisgustad. FRANCE FIGHTING AUTOCRACY AS !N 1789 The allied world yesterday celebrat- ed the French national holiday' in commemoration of Bastille Day, July 14, 1789: date France threw off the yoke, of the autocratic reigning .power, .which claimed authority by divine right, and, the republic was -set jap. v Now, a century and a quarter later, irre see Britain and France fighting aide by side on Bastille Day, and fighting a very similar: enemy to-t of the embryo .republic of France in 17S9. Then France fought an internal 'enemy who believed he was called of to rule France. Today, with the .help of Britain and other, powerful allies, France is figfctiag the inhuman Hohenzollern would Prussianize the world by virtue of the authority Jot 'divine .France won a victory in 17S9 just as she is helping to win a world victory over tyranny today. GRAFT IN SCHOOL AFFAIRS j An admission by C. Pendray, member of the well known paint arid soap manufacturing firm at Victoria, that he some time ago donated a check 'for to the Vancouver Conservative .association after a discussion with F. 'JW. Welsh, a member of the Vancou- ver school board, and that the amount had been added to the cost of an Border for soap for the school board, was the sensation sprung at the open- ing of the school board inquiry at lit is disgusting to read, of these re TelationB .of.graft in the larger and IDaHor affairs of the countrjr. Graft may be even more widespread in those smaller bodies than we imagine. Its spread into an. organization upon which is placed the responsibility of the- training of our young, is most de- plorable. The entrance of party poll- tics into civic and educational affairs is t9 be condemned If for no other than the party politicians of the Vancouver sort cannot resist adopting the worst methods knovru to politics. Undoubtedly every man who lias supplied goods to the Vancouver ;hool board has had to 'come through1 to a very common but well under- stood expression. CHURCH UNION MOVEMENT SPREADING H will be some time yet before church union between the Presbyter- ian, Methodist and Congregational churches' is officially effected. Rev. Dr. Baird, moderator of the general isgembly of the Presbyterian church, points out: "Recognizing the perturbed state of .he country on account of the war, the assembly contented itself with declar- ng in favor ut union as an ultimate JOlicy, but will not try to consummate he union -while war is on or even in ie excited months of reconstruction that follow the declaration of peace, jut will allow at least a year to elapse after the close of the war, and only then will ask for the authority of the assembly to seek for the necessary! egislatlon'from the Dominion parlia-j mer.t and from the provincial legisla-' tures." In a number of instances, especially m the west church union continues to be brought about by agreement be- tween congregations, an indication of :he strong sentiment in favor of the movement. Only recently the Presby- terian and Methodist churches at Mor- ris, Man., agreed to unite Immediately. [n Fernie a similar union has almost been negotiated. The Fernie Free Press says: "The boards of the Presbyterian and Methodist churches of this city have 3een negotiating for union for the past few weeks. A sub-committee appoint- ed a fortnight ago to draw np a basis of union reported to a full meeting of the joint boards on Tuesday evening n the Methodist church. After a full discussion the proposed basis, with a few amendments, was unanimously adopted. This basis will be printed and placed in the hands of the mem- jers and adherents, together with a ballot to be taken not later than Jnly 16th. If the vote of the congregations is favorable the matter will then be referred to -the Presbytery and Con- ference for.further action. One of the encouraging features of the negotia- tions so far has been'the spirit of fair- ness and harmony which has charac- terized them, not a jarring note hav- ing boon atrnci during any of the meetings." A small minority in any of the churches concerned in the union movement will not he able to prefent its' culmination. That is clear to those in touch with sentiment in Western Canada more especially. Cheap Cathartics and Cheap Salts Can't Cure Constipation Xl'lETS EFFERVESCEHT ACTS QENTLY AND CIVES PROMPT HEtlEF Purgative Kits and oilier cheap cathartics, cannot cure constipation. They merely irritate and stiiigHhc tired .bowels.: Abbcj-V Effervescent Salt overcomes constipation in nn normal way. It acts on lite liver, stimulates the flow of bile, regulates- the bowels and kidneys, and puts the whole system in a active condition. Take it on arising in a tumbler of warm water, FORTHE NERVEStherc'snotliing like Abbey's Vila Tablets-oOc. a Atonic laxative that regulates 1C th> and bewail. FOR SALE BY ALL Three Good Guesses on Strathcona's F. C. Ottawa, July dispatches announce that Sir (icorgo 1'erley Is on his way homo to enjoy a well earn- ed vacation. While ho is in this 3io bids fair to romain whole question of a Per- raanent appointment as High Coinmis- sioner will he discussed. Sir. George Foster is the locum tenens during Sir George Perley's absence from England. The chances are that neither of the Sir Georsos will set the job for keeps. Sir George Foster vows that ho does not want it, -which is probably true; and Sir George 1'erley never expected to do more than warm the place fcl a little while until the real thins came along, lu fact, Sir Georsa Per- ley is the official chair-warmer for the Borden Government. He is n safe man. There is no danger, of his burning any chair he, sits on. The chair will be there ready for its per- manent occupant when the time comes. Consequently Sir George Tommy Church, Toronto's mayor, was in the west last week. This plains-the big wind which visited the western provinces at that time. Newfoundland-is small but as natri- otle'as any of the British possessions. It has lost heavily of its best sons in recent British offensive. A-wildcat was killed in tie suburbs of Calgary. Probably he was in search of'specnlators of. the There used to be-heaps of them around Cal- gary. if' :lhe .-Meredith-Buir commission censures Allison, will it be consistent if it-says nothing about the minister of .militia? Allison got his. job from tie minister and has been consistently defended by' the minister ever since the evidence was heard before the roval commission If 'Allison sinned gave him the chance to sin, and who-nas''defended him since his sins fere committed and The Calgary Herald, blind as usual, blames the Liberal papers for begin- ning the uproar over the exportation of nickel from Sorely it fol- lows Ihe .news of the day and knows that "W. F. Maclean, M.P., supporter of Sir Robert Borden, was the man who started the agitation and called upon the North Perth electors to de- feat the Conservative candidate as' a rebuke to the Ontario government for negligence is dealing with .-the nickel question. Since an Ottawa battalion can't arouse civil servants to leave the peace fcnd quietness of their offices to strva their country In'a'more stren- uous field of labor, it is proposed to fill up the'Shortage by-bringing men from western battalions. If such a proposal was endorsed by the militia department there would be an uproar on these western plains, Tlie west is doing its duty and it is going to place its men in western battalions. The Edmonton Journal very properly says: "If eastern battalions are under strength, with little hope of getting up to It, the proper policy is undoubt- edly'to combine the different units there-.and not .to use westerners, to enable'the older provinces to make a eiCKEDUPIN FOR THE BTTSV MAN The Bank of Hamilton .will -open a hranch in Calgary. Dr. W. A. Harvsy of Hirriston died after a lengthy illness. Capt. J. A. Sinton, a native of Vic- B. C., has awarded the Victoria Cross. H. Tremblay, pioneer of the Ponce Conpee district, near. Spirit River, Al- berta, died at Edmonton. Cornelius N.. Blissjwill he the next treasurer ot' the'Republican National committee. Rev. Dr. P. B. Or.eul-Tias resigned the pastorate of the Parkdale Bap- tist church, Toronto. John McCosh, local registrar of the High Court at at the age of 72 Sam Green, an assistant cook on Hie steamer State ofQhib; was drown- ed at St. Thomas while bathing. A. W. Miller, president of-the In- ternational Union of Fur Workers, will not be deported from Catada, being a British subject. Two of the Ville Marie Bank'-bandits were tried before a justice ot the peace at Ville Mane and ycre senten- ced to four months' imprisonment Rev. W. H. Alp, Presbyterian clergy- man at Harwcod and. Roseneath churches for 91 years, has accepted a call to Granton, Out. Chas H pi the Mon. treal Light, Heat Power Co., died suddenly in hir office from, heart trouble. Henry Que., met ins'tant death, when he fell forty- one feet from the river below. Hon. A. ,C. Rutherford.'former prem- ier of Alberta, Sits been appointed honorary colonel of the. Edmonton Kilties. Lieut. William Roy Benson, .South Staffordshires, killed, was serving in the Bank of Montreal Montreal, and returned--Some- tb.rejoin the Westminster Dragoons., That Brig-Gen, Victor Williams .is a pnsoner in Germany, slightly wounded, and Tjent. Hugh Fraser, of Ottawa wlti htm, is reported of- ficially by the war office. Daniel Cashion, one of the best Known men in Glengarry county, is dead, aged 86 He died in the house in which he -was born He at one time conducted a hotel in Cornwall. Mr. M. Walker of Cooisvills, Ont., has-been appointed to the position of C. P. R agent at St Mary's to suc- ceed O R Burns, promoted to Mon- treal as assistant divisional freight agent. Lieut. Welch; son' of Canon -Welch, a former Provost of Trinity College, Toronto, and a rector James' Cathedral, Toronto, is reported among the British officers who been missing after recent figfctmg Col. McCrlmmon of London, Ont., is returning to.his position in charge of cadet instraction, his place as chief staff officer pf tie Canadian divis- ion at the front to be- taken by Col. Leonard of St.. Catherines An estate of was left by Rob. ert Anderson, a Nelson clerk who went to the front with the sec- ond contingent and wifc killed ID ac- tion in Flanders between .May 18 and May 22, 1015. The population of .Greater Berlin has fallen off some 400.QOO alijce the beginning of the war, acrordlng te data published by the LokalAnzei ger, giving tho comparative figures for May, 1914-15-16. Miss Evelyn daughter of Principal W. li. Elvldge, of Whltby, and Miss Clara Windsor, were drowned at Whitpy, The young ladles were In attendance at "a Sun- day school picnic'and went in, bath- ing. Lieut. Hugh-Irvlo? Hamp- Bhires, killed, was son .of George Adams, of thi" India Civil Ser- vice He served hlraselHn the India army and came from Canada at the beginning of the -war. He leaves n widow at Burford, Ont. The Minister of Militia announces that from now till the end of the war appointments to headquarters or permanent staff are to be only tem- porary, the positions to be kept for men who have earned them by ser- vice at the front. The lid of a bucket bearing the in- scription "Charles Heber Springs, was found in a corn- field near Bethseda the other day. It is believed it was blown there in the tornado that, struck Heber Springs recently. The distance is over 11 miles. Major F. C. Heneker, Leinsters, killed while doing duty in Northum- berland, was born in Siierbrooke, Que., entered Kingston H. M. C., graduating with honors, bscame major in the Leinsters last Septem- ber. He was the youngest son of R. W. Heneker, Sherbrooke. Forty-one colored waiters, who are said to have beer, engaged in Minne- apolis, arrived in Calgary week on the C. P. R. They are to be put o work on the dining cars running out of that city on the various runs. Some of the negroes are West In- dians and some, are from the southern states. One is said to .be a Mescaui A concrete example of the sym- ipathy which the Americans Save with fne cause of the in a letter received.in Winnipeg from the Clark Tie -Company, Bem'idji, 'Minnesota. The stated they were anxious Jo lend as-' sistaiice to the side of their friends and wouldi furnisKgratis :.to war of WinnfBSE, cordwood of the :best material for their'household needs Don't Wait until your eyesight is all gone Don't for goodness, sake, wlien your eyesigli't is impaired. Delays are .dangerous when tlie.y concern your eyes. Be wise and when you feel your back on you ;constilt us. We'll recommentl glasses if you need them. Our Glasses relieve eyestrairi, iminate headaches; increase efficiency, A pair for every type of face and weakness of eye. EYE SPECIALIST IN CHA OF OPTICAL R.A.WRIQHT THE :CITY' r Eltablished 1898. Porloy has at ono time or another boon -Acting Minister for everybody in tho Cabinet. As a second fiddler ho Is hard to beat. The coustim- imitlou of his vicarious career occur- red when he was sent to London as High Commissioner pro tern; his col- leagues being fully confident that he would not set tho Thames on fIro or create any disturbance that might mean his continuance, in the olllco. Possible candidates for the posi- tion are plentiful enough. 'half trying I can- mention three- Premier Bordeu, tho Honorable Bob Rogers and Major-General Sir Snm Hushes. There is also a dark llorso who can brush them all aside and have it if he mean the man behind the Shaugli- nessy. H the Baron's aspirations lead to a country gentleman's lite in England, with a town house, a seat n the House Lords, the High Corn- nlsslonershlp for Canada to nui an edge on his importance, and llltiiuate- y a tomb in Westminster Abbey, as a" -builder and supporter of the Brit- sh the Baron wailts it, repeat, lie can have it, because the Baron is the C. P. R. made flesh, and all he has to do is to take an air line anything he wants in the gift of he Canadian government. Moreover, the Baron is persona jrata with the royal family In the shape ot the Duke of Connaught, vhose honored guest he frequently vas at ttiueau Hall. Indeed, the Duke vas very fond of the Baron, whose percentage of week-ends at Govern- nent House averaged twice as many as any other public man's in Canada. f Baron Shaughnessy elects to spend the sunset of his days in Etogland, la will have a glqrious time and the entree to exclusive circles which Strathcona nover achieved. What's more, he would make as shrewd a rligh Commissioner as Canada ever lad in Loriilon, with a wide practical outlook on Canada's needs and re- sources, not to mention his life long experience in handling the most com- prehensive enterprise in the Domin- on. The Baron may choose, however, 0 remain in Canada, until the rail- way problem is solved in a way that doesn't give the C. P. R. the worst of it. When that last bit is done he Baron may consent to dismiss himself in peace to larger glories of British politics. The candidate next in order is Sir Robert Borden, who would have- no objection to a landed estate, say in Surrey, and the title of Baron Borden of Nova Scotia, faid jNova Scotia standing not only for the province he CQines" from, hut also for the bank In wiiich he is a large shareholder, Sir Robert has-a massne constitu tibnal mind and would much enjoy iieing an imperial statesman with pur- ple opinions. Sir Robert has no ihildren, and as England has always oeen generous with peerages for Can- adians who had no families to carry on, the title would be an easy matter. Sir Robert is no lover of the strife and clamor of Canadian politics. His is 'a temperament that desires more: placid triumphs. This war Sias been a great worn' to him, especially the Sam Hughes part of it, i thorn m his side which he is obliged to Che ish ItJs'a matter of general comment that .the Premier has agen ten years In" the last two and that he wears a haunted look. Only his strong sense 01 duty has kept-him at a post which daily Increases his burdens. .Sir Robert is no vill go through with it if It kills he-1 would probably welcome the chance to get away from these alarms and reap a little ease and' dignity in the Mother Country, where the noise this fair Canada of ours makes over Its politics would be soffened by dis- tance If you asked Sir Robert what he thinks of it right now he would plobaljly reply that .it sounds too much like a Sousa march played on the bagpipes to be grateful to a sen- sitive ear. Besides, Sir Rpber can- not fail to have 'noticed that now is a good time for disappearing. Sev- eral ot his colleagues have heard the rumblings of the next general elec- tibn and have sought permanent shel- Coderre and Pelletier on the bench, Nantel on 'the Railway Commission, Speaker Sproule in the Senate Besides, quite a few of the rank and flle show the same tendency to take care of their health and vide for a rainy day by annexing Government jobs. 'The Honorable Bob Rogers is an- other the briskest, one of the lot. The Honorable Bob has a business head on him and would probably make the High Commission- irship pay for itself instead of being ii source "of expense as it is now. If the Honorable Bob has not pressed, his claims before it is because he preferred to stay in Canada and face any music he was responsible for, tlius differing from Major-General Sir Sam Hughes, who comes back only when telegraphed for. The way things' are going in Manitoba this country has no charms for Bob.. Tom Kflly heading for jail and Sir Hod- niond iRoblln. and two of his col- leagues trying to keep the mud out of their a sad sight and cal- culated to draw- tears from a harder heart than Bob's. The chances are the after the war, Westminster Hall, built I believe by William Hutus, will have to be reconstructed. Tho last time I was in England the roof was THE CANADIAN BANK. 1 OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D., D.C.L., Preildent IOHN A1RD, II. V. K. JONES, Ass'tGcncnl Mliul C. BHOWN, Superintendent ot Central Wcatcrm Drancftcb CAPITAL, RESERVE FUND, BANKING BY MAIL Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Banlj: of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank'; business. Money may ba deposited or withdrawn in this way satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. Wl o Lethbridge Branch R. T. Brymner, OFCANADA A Strong, Far-reachiig Organization This local office of the Union Bank of Canada Is but one of over 315 Branches of an organization whose Total Assets exceed Our banking service covers Canada, and through our connections we are 'prepared to transact business in any part of the civilized world. Tha confidence of Canadians In this Bank Is attested, by over Se'venty-two Million Dollars of-Deposits. Yours would make a 'wise and welcome addition. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH, H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager. THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE --TORONTO A General Banking Business Transacted. Special facilities for conducting business accounts -Drafts anq Money Orders issued, pnynhlcot tiny Banking or City m Canada and 1 oreign Countries. zn Savings Department at all Branches. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH 12 G F BLETCHER, Manager, 258, 13th Street N. _ di j j 'i than Sam chooies to be lost SCHOOL FOR ?GIRLS Unixuiltd" In Canada for location, buildings, 'staff (and cultural staml- f .da 'Principal. SCHOOL- FOR Fine buildings, Includ- m8 physical dlwotor. Rev, J. 8 B.D., HMtlm.1s.ter (for cilenfir of either 'lehool, tr p. WESTERN REjsibENTIAL SCHOOLS CANADA ;